A dance party and exercise class rolled into one, here’s where to do Zumba in Leeds…
So you’re looking for an exercise class that doesn’t feel like an exercise class? Zumba may well be the ticket. Whether you’re trying to get fit, get rid of all that pent-up energy, or simply wanting to take up a new hobby, these Zumba classes in Leeds promise a feel-good workout every time. Pairing Latin-inspired dance moves with energising reggaeton beats, it’s the heart-pumping workout you’ve been searching for. Chuck on something comfy, lace up your trainers and get stuck in – you’re bound to feel good afterwards.
Zumba at W Fitness
Zumba comes to boutique Leeds gym W Fitness every weekend. All abilities are welcome, whether you’re just starting out your fitness journey or you’re a seasoned dancer. At these classes, you’re in control of your workout, so you can decide the intensity and pace you want to go at. You’re encouraged to let loose and have fun during the 30-minute session. Led by a qualified Zumba instructor, you’ll shimmy, shake and shuffle to a hip-shaking playlist of Latin American tunes, as well as a few familiar chart-toppers.
W Fitness, Park Centre, Unit 9, Station Road, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 5NX. Live Zumba is on Saturdays at 10am. Pre-recorded classes are on Tuesdays at 6.30pm and Wednesdays at 9am. Classes start from £5.
Zumba at JD Gyms
If you’re a member at JD Gyms Leeds, you can make use of their weekly Zumba class. It’s one of their most popular exercises classes, and for good reason. Each class is as energetic as the last, bringing together elements of salsa, samba, hip-hop and swing for an unbeatably toning, heart-pumping workout that you’ll actually enjoy. Over the 45-minute session, you’ll move in time to the music as you work through a mix of low and high-intensity bursts, designed to get your body moving and your heart going.
JD Gyms, Kirkstall Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2AZ & Limewood Approach, Ring Road Seacroft, Seacroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 1NH & Millshaw Park Industrial Estate, Millshaw Park Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 0LW. Zumba is on Tuesday mornings and evenings and Thursday evenings. Membership starts from £21.99 a month.
Total Dance UK
Total Dance UK is an independent dance school run by Zumba expert Nancy Lucas. She was one of the first qualified Zumba instructors in Leeds, and with over 10 years of experience, her classes are some of the best in the city. During the one-hour session, you’ll dance along to an epic playlist of fast-paced Latin beats that’ll keep you coming back for more. Yep, it’s that fun. There are classes for all different ages, so everyone can get involved. From Zumba Kids to Zumba Gold, Zumba Sentao to Zumba Toning, you’re sure to find your favourite.
Total Dance UK Zumba classes take place in studios across north Leeds on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Classes start from £6.
Zumba at The Edge
The Edge may be the University of Leeds’ on-campus gym, but that doesn’t mean it’s just for students. Anyone can come along to one of their Zumba classes – and you’ll soon understand what all the rave is about when you do. The lights are turned down low and the music cranked up high, turning this state-of-the-art fitness studio into what feels like a club. In fact, when you’re letting it all go to those pumping Latin tunes, you might just forget that you’re doing exercise. But don’t worry, you’ll still sweat buckets.
The Edge, University of Leeds, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT. Zumba classes take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Classes start from £7.
Zumba at Village Gym
You’ll be put through your paces at the Village Gym’s Zumba classes. Tola Ajagbonna runs the sessions, and she’ll get you moving to the sound of flamenco, bachata and more. These classes cater for all levels and abilities, so you’re welcome whether you’re a newbie or a pro. If you’re looking to take things at a gentler pace, the Zumba Gold class ticks all the right boxes, with dance moves at a medium intensity. Those who would prefer something even less intense can sign up for AquaZumba – it’s low-impact and great for toning.
Village Gym Leeds South, Capitol Boulevard West, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0TS & Village Gym Leeds North, 186 Otley Road, Weetwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5PR. Zumba classes take place on Wednesday and Friday at Leeds North, and on Friday and Monday at Leeds South. Membership starts at £37 per month.